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Ringo Starr


Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie. He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. His father, Richard Starkey... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1964)
Lisztomania The Pope
(1975)
50 First Dates Soundtrack
(2004)

Filmography

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 2015 The Beatles: 1 (Video)
Ringo Starr / Himself - The Beatles (uncredited)
 2014 The Powerpuff Girls: Dance Pantsed (TV Movie)
Fibonacci Sequins (voice)
 2012 Saint Street
Homeless 2
 2012 Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2012 Thomas & Friends: The Best of James (Video short)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 The Best of Thomas & Friends Clips (US) (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- TBT: Disruptive Delivery (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Edward's Exciting Endeavor (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: James' Grumpy Day (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Thomas in Trouble (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- TBT: Hiding Henry (2011) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Greatest Stories (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2010 Thomas & Friends: The Best of Thomas (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2009 Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (Video short)
Thomas the Tank Engine (voice)
 2009 Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Tears in Heaven (Video short)
 1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Mummy
- Good Will Haunting (1998) ... Mummy (uncredited)
 1992 Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (segment "Elbert's Bad Word")
- Elbert's Bad Word/Weird Parents (1992) ... Narrator (segment "Elbert's Bad Word") (voice)
 1991 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Ringo Starr
- Brush with Greatness (1991) ... Ringo Starr (voice)
 1990 Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift (TV Movie)
Mr. Conductor
 1989 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Mr. Conductor
- Things That Go Ga-Hooga in the Night (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Faith, Hope and Anxiety (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- Just Wild About Harry's Workshop (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- And the Band Played Off (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
- A Place Unlike Any Other (1989) ... Mr. Conductor
 1984-1986 Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (TV Series)
Narrator / Narrator (UK & US) / Narrator (UK)
- Thomas Comes to Breakfast (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Woolly Bear (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Edward's Exploit (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Ghost Train (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
 1985 Willie and the Poor Boys (Video short)
The Janitor
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie)
The Mock Turtle
 1983 Princess Daisy (TV Movie)
Robin Valerian
 1982 The Cooler (Short)
Prisoner / Cowboy
 1981 Caveman
Atouk
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie)
Ringo Starr / Ognir Rrats
 1978 Sextette
Laslo Karolny
 1975 Lisztomania
The Pope
 1974 Harry and Ringo's Night Out Promo Reel (Short)
Ringo / Little Angel Boy (voice)
 1974 Son of Dracula
Merlin
 1973 That'll Be the Day
Mike
 1971 Blindman
Candy
 1971 200 Motels
Larry The Dwarf / Frank Zappa
 1971 The Point (TV Movie)
Narrator / Father (home video release) (voice)
 1970 The Beatles: Let It Be (Video short)
 1969 The Beatles: Don't Let Me Down (Video short)
 1969 The Magic Christian
Youngman Grand
 1969 The Beatles: Get Back (Video short)
 1968 The Beatles: Yellow Submarine (Video short)
Ringo Starr (voice)
 1968 Candy
Emmanuel
 1968 The Beatles: Revolution (Video short)
 1968 The Beatles: Hey Jude (Video short)
 1968 Yellow Submarine
Ringo (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: A Day in the Life (Video short)
 1967 Magical Mystery Tour (TV Movie)
Richard B. Starkey / Talkative Magician (uncredited)
 1967 The Beatles: Blue Jay Way (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: I Am the Walrus (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: Hello, Goodbye (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: All You Need Is Love (Video short)
 1967 The Beatles: Penny Lane (Video short)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain (Video short)
 1966 The Beatles: Rain - B&W Version (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: Help! - Version 2 (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: Ticket to Ride (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night (Video short)
 1965 The Beatles: Yesterday (Video short)
 1965 Help!
Ringo (uncredited)
 1964 A Hard Day's Night
Ringo
 1964 The Beatles: Can't Buy Me Love (Video short)
 1964 The Beatles: Please Please Me (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: From Me to You (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: She Loves You (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: Love Me Do (Video short)
 1963 The Beatles: Twist and Shout (Video short)
 1962 The Cavern Club (Short)
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Other Works:

(6/16/83) Album: "Old Wave". NOTE: Although released in June 1983, the album was recorded and produced from July 1978, at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark and also at Starr's own Starling Studios (located on his Tittenhurst Park Estate, Ascot, which he had purchased from John Lennon in 1973) during February 1982, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 9 Interviews | 21 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Beatles | Richard Starkey M.B.E. | Richard Starkey MBE | Mr Richard Starkey | Richard Starkey

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

... it's well-documented, in 1964 that old Bill Ludwig, he presented it to me. I bought these Ludwig drums, and in the shop in England, the guy wanted to take the sign out, but I love everything American, the music and the instruments. So I made him leave the sign on. So I was a running commercial--on Sullivan [Ed Sullivan's The Ed Sullivan Show (1948)], and all that touring of America, it said "... See more »

Trivia:

He was the only member of The Beatles to willingly accept Yoko Ono in John's life (and consequently theirs); he offered them the use of his London apartment, while John and Cynthia Lennon settled their divorce. Yoko tried to return Ringo's kindness over the years, and years later, when John was murdered, Ringo and future wife Barbara Bach flew to New York, to keep Yoko company. See more »

Trademark:

He has worn sunglasses in and out since the 1980s See more »

Nickname:

Ritchie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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